This U.S. Navy newsreel consists of several segments. The first tells the story of the Gilmore Brothers, Charles and Lyman, who attempted to build an airplane several years prior to the Wright Brothers. The second segment shows the Japanese Kamikaze pilots and tells the story of "how they got that way". Next, a sexy interlude called "Showtime" with singer Joy Hodges. This soundie is typical of the 1940s era, where music videos often consisted of cute vignettes.... Topics: Perisocpe Film, Stock Footage, Kamikaze, United States Navy, World War II, Lyman Gilmore, Joy Hodges
byUnited States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 04 (Navy Edition), partial. (AKA The War, NO. 4, 1943) Showtime Presents Joy Hodges: Singer Joy Hodges with a video pin-up for the boys. After the song is over she is seen in a radio broadcasting studio & the "Command Performance" radio show intro theme begins (making it seem like she's getting ready to begin a broadcast of that AFRS radio show). The Army-Navy Screen Magazine was produced by the U.S. Army Signal Corps Pictorial Service, under... Topics: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine, World War, 1939-1945, AFRS, Joy Hodges, World War II: Homefront,...